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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Grasslike or rushlike plant growing in wet places having solid stems, narrow grasslike leaves and spikelets of inconspicuous flowers.

Usage examples (31)
  • The grass beside the well, buoyantly undisturbed, leads to an analogy with sedge which is growing near the sea on much shakier ground.
  • It denotes some kind of sedge or reed which grows in marshy places.
  • The next night I was traveling by a sort of sedge when
  • The long sedge-grass gave rustling sighs of motion, as for more
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